By Turna Ray

WASHINGTON, DC — Quest Diagnostics' partnership with Scripps Health to offer CYP2C19 testing to stent procedure patients prior to treatment with the anti-platelet agent Plavix may be premature pending randomized controlled trials investigating the patient outcomes associated with testing, genomically guided Plavix dosing, and alternative treatments for CYP2C19 poor metabolizers, presenters at a conference on personalized medicine suggested this week.

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